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Learn How to Become Better Caregivers

As millions of baby boomers become seniors, caregiving expenses have risen, facilities are limited, and more people are intent on “aging in place” in their own home. Dawn Worsley from The National Certification Council for Activity Professionals (NCCAP) and Scott Silknitter of Caregiving 101 offer valuable information about getting the right care for your loved […]

Lupus: A Discussion of Symptoms and Treatment

Lupus, which is also referred to as System Lupus Erythematosus (SLE), is a chronic, complex and often disabling disorder. According to the Lupus Foundation of America, the disease affects at least 1.5 million people in the United States, mostly women. An autoimmune disease, lupus triggers the body to attack its own cells and organs, including […]

Health Special: Lupus and Plasminogen Deficiency

This episode of The Balancing Act focuses on two very different diseases: Lupus and Plasminogen Deficiency (PLGD). Fortunately, research is yielding encouraging treatment options for both diseases. The Lupus Foundation of America estimates that 1.5 million Americans — and at least five million people worldwide — have a form of lupus. Join us for a […]

At-Home Infusion Made Easy

InfuSystem is a growing healthcare company that provides infusion pumps and related products and services for patients in the home, oncology clinics, ambulatory surgery centers, and other sites of care from five locations serving all 50 States and Canada. According to their Director of Clinical Resources, Carrie Lachance they deliver improved patient experiences and high […]

Are you having a stroke? - The Balancing Act

Every 4 minutes someone dies of a stroke. Anyone can have a stroke. Everyone should be ready. But did you know 80% of strokes are preventable? The letters in “FAST” can be used to spot stroke signs and also let you know when it’s time to call 9-1-1. “F”-Face Drooping: does one side of your […]

Raising Awareness for Primary Periodic Paralysis

Primary Periodic Paralysis (PPP) is a rare condition that causes attacks that affect your muscles, resulting in extreme muscle weakness or temporary paralysis, most often with an inability to stand independently, or even sit up. Primary periodic paralysis is not just one condition, but a group of inherited neuromuscular disorders. Although this condition is very […]

Taking Control of Asthma by Taking Action - The Balancing Act

In 2016, the CHEST Foundation and Allergy & Asthma Network joined forces to raise awareness around the severity of difficult-to-control Asthma. The campaign — “Asthma: Take Action. Take Control.” — aims to aid millions of Americans suffering from persistent asthma. The campaign educates patients and families about the most current treatment options, highlighting the importance […]

The umbilical cord is the epicenter of nutrition for your baby throughout your pregnancy, and its importance doesn’t diminish after delivery. Banking your child’s umbilical cord blood is an investment in your family’s future. Did you know that your baby’s cord blood can be used to treat more than 80 diseases? Stem cells from the […]

Quest Diagnostics

It’s a familiar scenario: your new prescription just doesn’t seem to be working for you. Maybe the side effects are overwhelming, or you’re simply feeling no relief? What do you do? Personalized medicine may be just what the doctor ordered. Personalized medicine relies on specific tests to determine individual’s response to certain medications. Targeted treatment […]